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Astronauts for Shenzhou VI to be selected

Updated: 2005-10-10 16:50

Zhai Zhigang (left) and Nie Haisheng, candidates for China's second manned spacecraft Shenzhou VI said to be launched Wednesday morning from Jiuquan satellite lanuch center in northwest China, sing at an evening party celebrating the success of Shenzhou V manned space mission in this October 22, 2003 file photo. Zhai and Nie are the favourte of the three pairs of astronauts for Shenzhou VI. [Sina/China Foto Press]

Foods prepared for astronauts, photo taken on October 19, 2003. [Sina/China Foto Press]